Shukri Alassouli, a 33-year-old man from Gaza, was trying to find a better life for his young family in Europe. But their journey across the Mediterranean in smugglers' boats turned into what the UN called the deadliest accident of its kind, killing hundreds and losing Shukri's wife, daughter and young son at sea.
Catch a tiger by the tail — and then pop him in a crate and fly him 7,000 miles. Animal lover David Barnes raised nearly $20,000 to relocate a tiger named Phevos from a bankrupt Greek zoo to a new home at an animal sanctuary in California.
George Papandreou will step down and a coalition government will be formed to govern until elections will be held. But they have a major role: approving the steps needed to fulfill the conditions of the EU bailout.
The Greek dream-pop duo Keep Shelly in Athens was supposed to start its US tour tonight in Boston. But their visas haven't been processed. And they suspect the reason is the US government shutdown. Now, they'll miss some of their concert dates
Thousands of protesters from across Europe are taking part in demonstrations against spending cuts by EU governments. Trade unions say EU workers may be the biggest victims of a financial crisis set off by bankers. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.
The International Monetary Fund warns that continuing political and economic woes in the US and eurozone could drag those economies back into recession while the troubles of Italy and Greece in particular continue.